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Euharlee approves contract for Joe Cowan Park
Tuesday night the Euharlee City Council approved several items on its agenda. One contract for the construction process at Joe Cowan Park was included in the city's business. For the new park, an a...
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To SWAT or Not: Deputies begin application process for tactical team
Samuel L. Jackson said it best in "S.W.A.T.," "You're either SWAT or you're not." Five Bartow County Sheriff's Office deputies Friday began the process of applying for the Special Weapons and Tacti...
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Nomination season opens for 2012 Employer Support Freedom Award
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense agency, is now accepting nominations for the 2012 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The Freedom Award is the Do...
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Musicians to be honored posthumously at Unsung Heroes Fundraiser Banquet
Known for his charitable spirit and musical talents, the late Bishop Robert L. "Jackey" Beavers touched many lives across the nation with his multifaceted contributions. Prior to pastoring Glory Ha...
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Minor injuries reported in bus crash
An early morning accident involving a bus Wednesday at Mac Johnson Road and Highway 41 sent two people to Cartersville Medical Center with injuries. According to the Georgia State Patrol, injuries ...
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Freedom to choose comes with consequences
Online comments began storming last week when Shorter University announced changes to university and employee policies -- some of which people have called "too broad" and "overreaching" in that the...
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1 dead in plane crash
A small plane crash in a field on Floyd Creek Church Road in Taylorsville resulted in one confirmed fatality Tuesday evening. Bartow County coroner Joel Guyton said the victim was a 70-year-old man...
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Three candidates seek two at-large seats in Emerson
With Nov. 8 approaching, the three candidates seeking election in Emerson look toward a future filled with opportunities for growth. Incumbent Terry Webb, Charles Lowry and Gary Twelkemeier are vyi...
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Applicants sign-up for Bartow Christmas assistance Friday
As in past years, Bartow Christmas Coalition's organizers expect to see a 10 percent increase in applicants for their annual drive. Formed in the early 1990s, the organization assisted about 600 fa...
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Local Home Depot cashier wins regional competition
Home Depot stores across the country participated last month in Cashier Appreciation Month. During that time, Cartersville's own Matt Williams claimed a spot among the company's best in an annual c...
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Downtown Trick or Treat
Photos by DAYTON P. STRICKLAND/The Daily Tribune News
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Cartersville Marine receives Purple Heart, looks forward to future
"It was a normal day," said Marine Cpl. Alex Blake of the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines Weapons Company. "We weren't doing anything special. We went out to pick up a few snipers. We got blown up. I do...
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Kingston council race set for Post 2
With early voting underway, the city of Kingston prepares for next week's election in which two council seats and the mayor will be voted on. Campaign signs can be seen throughout town in yards fro...
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Cartersville town hall meeting to discuss Georgia mental health care report
At a town hall meeting on Thursday, Bartow residents will have the opportunity to listen to and voice their opinions on The Carter Center's recommendations to improve the mental health care system ...
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Smoke from heater causes nursing home evacuation
Staff and residents of Maple Ridge Nursing Home began their Halloween with a bit of excitement. Emergency personnel were dispatched to the facility at 22 Maple Ridge Drive shortly before 2 a.m. Mon...
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